PECARN Network
revised
2/12/16

Hospitals of the Midwest Emergency Research Node (HOMERUN)

Institution:
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC)

Principal Investigator:
Richard Ruddy, MD

Title:
Hospitals of the Midwest Emergency Research Node (HOMERUN)
Goals and Objectives:
1. Institute a fully operational nodal infrastructure that upholds the requirements of and contributes to the successes of PECARN.

2. Formalize a research and development process that ensures new science and knowledge translation align with priorities identified by HRSA and other stakeholders.

3. Maximize participation in clinical trials, observational studies and implementation projects while maintaining a robust QA system.

4. Transfer network findings by disseminating results through publications and presentations to the scientific community and by providing leadership to PECARN in “knowledge translation” research.

Hospital Emergency Department Affiliates (HEDAs):

  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center,
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Children's Hospital of Wisconsin-Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

EMS Affiliate:

  • City of Cincinnati Fire Department

EMSA Scientific Advisor:

  • Hamilton Schwartz, MD, MEd.

    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

 

 

 

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